Top 5 things to know about campus computing
- How do I set up my email?
Set up your wisc.edu email on your mobile device, tablet or desktop by following these instructions.
- How do I connect to the network?
The UW-Madison wireless network service, “UWNet,” is available in most campus buildings. Users need to select the network and open a web browser to be redirected to the login page. Simply login with your NetID and password to start using the wireless network.
- What software do I need?
How should I store and backup data?
There are two different methods you can use to backup your data:
The best backup solution will typically integrate both an online backup service and an offline backup utility to ensure your data is secure no matter what happens you your computer.
- How do I keep my computer and data safe?
UW-Madison’s Electronic Devices Policy requires all campus users to run anti-virus software, keep security patches updated and, whenever possible, maintain a dedicated firewall. You should also follow these best practices to protect yourself and contribute to a safer computing environment for everyone.